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Kwanzaa Gift for Mom

Kwanzaa Gifts for Mom

The week long holiday of Kwanzaa is a time for feast and giving gifts. The celebration starts with traditional activities such as the ‘Kinara’, that is, lighting the candle. The celebration symbolizes the honoring of the African American roots, their cultural heritage and history. Kwanzaa holiday is the perfect time to give your beloved mom with a nice gift. There are many options that you can opt for, when selecting the perfect Kwanzaa gifts for mom.

Kwanzaa is a winter celebration which lasts for seven days. These seven days mark the honoring of the seven values of Unity (Umoja), Self Determination (Kujichagulia), Collective Work and Responsibility (Ujima), Cooperative Economics (Ujamaa), Purpose (Nia), Creativity (Kuumba) and Faith (Tmani). So, any gift which symbolizes these values is a considerable choice of Kwanzaa gifts for mom.

A nice gift item which can be a good choice as Kwanzaa gifts for mom is the Kaftan. The Kaftan which is also known by the name of ‘Boubou’ is a traditional female attire available in colorful fabrics and prints. You can have your pick in choosing the perfect one which suits your mother.

Traditional items which convey the essence of the week long celebration can be perfect gift items for your mother too. Gift items highlighting the African folk art are a nice choice. It makes for a worthy and creditable present suiting the festivities.

One such gift is the Kikomba cha umoja or the Unity Cup. It is the ideal gift for your mom. You can buy the cup at any available store or you can simply give your mother a nice and beautiful unity cup made by you. It is comparatively a simple gift to make and your mother is bound to be pleased by the effort put in by you. Blending in your creativity and ingenuity will surely make it a remarkable souvenir for your mom.

If your mother is an avid reader, then you can opt for a nice book that best describes the African American roots for Kwanzaa gifts for mom. Books on other topics in which your mom has an interest can also be given.

Another nice item which can be a worthy choice of a gift during Kwanzaa is a handmade Mkeka. It is a form of a customary mat upon which the Kinara or the candle holder is placed. This can again be a personalized gift which can be given to your mother. She will love you for such a wonderful gift item.

A nice gesture which can count as good Kwanzaa gifts for mom is to make her something nice. You can bake her cakes, brownies or cookies. Wrap these with the most decorative papers you can get in a basket and also tie a cute little bow to enhance its appeal.  Your mother would surely love the simplicity of such a special gift from you. You can also go for other delicacies which can be prepared by you. In case you don’t have the slightest idea about how to begin, then you have the solution in bringing her a gift basket of these items. Or, you could just take your mom out for dinner at a fancy restaurant. Your company and your efforts will make her appreciate you all the more.

Your mother is a special person and taking a little time out for her would be the best gift that will make her understand that you value and appreciate her. Kwanzaa is a holiday to celebrate with the family and a nice little Kwanzaa gift for your mom is the perfect way to start the festival.